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Front-End JavaScript Developer

Washington, D.C. Truth Initiative

The Front-End JavaScript Developer is a member of truth’s Marketing Department, a 20-member team which directs all marketing initiatives for the organization truth® campaign. This role will support the in-house team and will reduce the reliance on outside vendors for Front-End and JavaScript skills.

Truth runs a sophisticated set of web applications, including our flagship website www.thetruth.com. In this role, you will apply your JavaScript skills to support advanced analytics tracking via Adobe Dynamic Tag Manager (DTM) and/or Adobe Launch, by using JS to capture on page events, populate eVars and Props. You will also work on making improvements to the data layer and surface and capture site side on-page events.

To support our advertising and user experience operations, in this role you will also develop and maintain script tags to support our media and data operations, such as Dynamic Floodlights and other onsite Pixels (e.g., Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, The Trade Desk, etc.), VPAID and VAST tags, other advertising scripts and macros. You will work with Adobe Target and support website testing and creation of personalized site side experiences. Working with a marketing vendor, you will support using Adobe Target. Therefore, we seek candidates that have:

  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn using UEC and mBoxes for recommendations, ecommerce and automated personalization is desired.
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn Adobe Analytics and Adobe Audience Manager is a plus.
    Knowledge of advertising tags and other analytics tools and technologies

You will support updates to and creation of new html interfaces on thetruth.com such as www.thetruth.com/take-action/ or www.thetruth.com/the-vault/. You will manage the templates, CSS and JS for 3rd party systems including email automation tools (e.g. Net Results).

You will be asked to support production of banner ads using HTML5 and JavaScript applications. You will also work closely with truth’s external web vendors and assume site management responsibilities including managing truth’s webhook and integrations with third-party sites such as Zoomph, Shopify, FastWeb, Chegg and others.

You will provide website and CMS troubleshooting for truth staff. Knowledge of or willingness to learn Drupal is desired. You will learn to manage and administer Drupal for truth’s internal team with support from external Drupal experts. You will provide support and insights into Web performance by using monitoring tools like New Relic.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ownership of JavaScript events and code for Adobe DTM and Adobe Target   –   Significant experience with Google Tag Manager (GTM), Google Universal Tags (GTAGS), Tealium, Optimizely, others is sufficient, but you will be working in Adobe environments so a willingness to learn is imperative
  • SASS based compiling of CSS, CSS scripting, other website languages
  • VAST, VPAID and other media tags/macros
  • Dynamic Floodlights and other onsite pixels
  • HTML5 for media banners and other apps
  • Webhook / API management and integration with 3rd party apps

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • JavaScript & jQuery and other JS libraries including FlexSlider, Slick Slider, Masonry etc.
  • Experience with Git or other code repositories
  • Passion for brands and digital marketing’s role in shaping them
  • 5+ years of work experience a plus but not required
  • Experience with PHP/Drupal a plus

COMPENSATION PACKAGE:

Competitive salary with experience with EXCELLENT benefits.

Interested candidates should submit a resume with salary history, and cover letter here

OR

Mail application materials to:

Human Resources

Attn: Front-End JavaScript Developer

900 G Street, NW, Fourth Floor

Washington, DC 20001

Fax: (202) 454-5597

No telephone calls please.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability.

To apply for this job please visit truthinitiative.applytojob.com.